[mythtv-users] Re: Red Hat 8.0 rpms
skeeterskip at yahoo.com
Sat Mar 22 01:50:59 UTC 2003
I've played around with another program called freevo
and the developer has bundled all the dependencies
together in one big tar file. It simplifies things
quite a bit
--- Axel Thimm <Axel.Thimm at physik.fu-berlin.de> wrote:
> Cedar, your emotions against rpms are amazing. ;)
> On Fri, Mar 21, 2003 at 11:01:08AM -0800, Cedar
> McKay wrote:
> > skeeterskip's problems are a perfect example of
> why I think mythtv rpms
> > are a bad idea. You suck newbies away who think
> they are getting the
> > "easier" solution, and then the poor guys are left
> high, dry and
> > unsupported. The mythtv docs as is can't help them
> because they are not
> > designed with your rpm in mind.
> No, that's the other way around, the rpms are
> designed according to the docs,
> which are shipped with the rpms.
> On Fri, Mar 21, 2003 at 01:50:40PM -0600, Brent
> > RPMs are just a package not unlike the debs that
> mdz provides. I am sure
> > there is some documentation on the way and if now
> I will attempt to write
> > some when I rebuild my box in the future. The
> great thing about them is
> > that like the debs, if you use apt for them, it
> handles all of the
> > dependencies for you.
> Yes, the biggest problem with mythtv were the
> dependent packages, especially
> as they are almost all perl based. This gave me some
> headache until I had the
> equivalent of relocated make installs fixed.
> Nevertheless, installing xmltv or
> mythtv by apt-get or yum is worth the trouble.
> In fact in the latest rpms I synced a lot with the
> Debian packages.
> On Fri, Mar 21, 2003 at 12:30:34PM -0800, Cedar
> McKay wrote:
> > My objection is supplying rpms, without any
> Maybe you should check the rpms. There is all of
> mythtv's documentation even
> with `corrected' paths (corrected = Red Hat alike).
> At the bottom line I have the feeling, that there
> are more people benefiting
> from my rpms than otherwise (actually you are the
> only voice against them, but
> you are quite loud ...). And anything that is not
> good enough can only be
> improved (patches welcomed ;)
> Axel.Thimm at physik.fu-berlin.de
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